Official Engagements

May 2010

Saturday, 1 May 2010

On Saturday, 1 May 2010, at 7:30 p.m., Their Honours will be guests of the Commanding Officers of HMCS CABOT and HMCS St. John’s at a Naval Mess Dinner at the Fort Pepperell Mess, Pleasantville.

Sunday, 2 May 2010

On Sunday, 2 May 2010, at 11:00 a.m. His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie, will attend the Battle of Atlantic Church Service at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Following the Service, His Honour will take the salute from the Parade on Water Street and participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at the waterfront.

At 7:00 p.m., Their Honours will be the guests of the Board of Directors of Shallaway – Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus at an Evening of Celebration in recognition of Susan Knight, CM, ONL, Shallaway Founder and Artistic Director, at the Dobbin Residence in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s.

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

On Wednesday, 5 May 2010, at 2:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Honorary Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, and Mrs. Crosbie will attend a Ceremony at Supreme Court at which Chief Justice Derek Green will Swear-in Chief Robert Johnston as the 20th Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

At 3:30 p.m., Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House to mark the appointment of Robert Johnston as Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

Friday, 7 May 2010

On Friday, 7 May 2010, at 4:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Newfoundland and Labrador Physiotherapy Association.

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

On Tuesday, 11 May 2010, at 10:00 a.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will receive at Government House Mr. Anton Smith, Consul General of the United States at Halifax.

Friday, 14 May 2010

On Friday, 14 May 2010, at 2:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Patron of the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards, will present the 2010 Writers’ Alliance Book Awards at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, His Honour and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Reception for recipients and invited guests.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

On Thursday, 20 May 2010, at 2:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend a Memorial Service for Janet Elizabeth Milley at Cochrane Street United Church.

Friday, 14 May 2010

On Friday, 14 May 2010, at 2:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Patron of the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards, will present the 2010 Writers’ Alliance Book Awards at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, His Honour and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Reception for recipients and invited guests.

Friday, 21 May, to Sunday, 23 May

From Friday, 21 May, to Sunday, 23 May, Their Honours will attend the Trails, Tales and Tunes Festival in Norris Point.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

On Tuesday, 25 May 2010, at 3:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend the afternoon session of the Spring 2010 Convocation of Memorial University of Newfoundland at the Arts and Culture Centre.

At 5:00 p.m., Their Honours will be guests of Dr. Christopher W. Loomis, President and Vice-Chancellor Pro Tempore, at the Convocation Reception at R. Gushue Hall, Memorial University.

At 7:30 p.m, The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the evening session of Convocation at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

On Wednesday, 26 May 2010, at 12 Noon, Their Honours will host a Luncheon at Government House for the recipients of honorary degrees at the Spring 2010 Convocation, and other invited guests.

Thursday, 27 May 2010

On Thursday, 27 May 2010, at 11:30 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will attend the Administration of the Oath of Office to the Honourable Robert B. Hyslop as Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador at a Ceremony at Provincial Court.

At 5:00 p.m., Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House to recognize the efforts of The Elliston Heritage Committee in erecting a Sealer’s Memorial in Elliston.

Friday, 28 May 2010

On Friday, 28 May 2010, at 4:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception at Government House for delegates attending the Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada Annual General Meeting.

Monday, 31 May 2010

On Monday, 31 May 2010, at 9:00 a.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will receive at Government House His Excellency Dr. Georg Witschel, Ambassador of Germany to Canada, and Mr. Fritz Klaus Geyer, Consul General of Germany at Montreal.